Marseille fan charged with attempted murder
Leagues: Ligue Un

Marseille fan charged with attempted murder

A Marseille supporter has been arrested and charged with attempted murder for allegedly firing a flare during a match in September. The city's prosecutor's office indicted the 26-year-old man on Friday, over a month since the incident occurred. Police are claiming that the fan fired the flare inside a parking lot near the Marseille stadium […]

Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 39 days ago

Marseille fan charged with attempted murder

A Marseille supporter has been arrested and charged with attempted murder for allegedly firing a flare during a match in September. The city's prosecutor's office indicted the 26-year-old man on Friday, over a month since the incident occurred. Police are claiming that the fan fired the flare inside a parking lot near the Marseille stadium […]

Alexis Sanchez

/ 94 days ago

Alexis Sanchez scores double in Marseille win

Paris (AFP) – Alexis Sanchez scored his first goals in a Marseille shirt on Sunday, netting a brace in a 3-0 Mediterranean derby win for his new club away at Nice in Ligue 1. The Chilean former Arsenal star scored both his goals in the first half on the Cote d'Azur, with on-loan Arsenal wing-back […]
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Juventus

/ 96 days ago

Juventus sign Poland's Milik on loan from Marseille

Rome (AFP) – Juventus have signed Poland striker Arkadiusz Milik from Ligue 1 outfit Marseille on loan with an option to buy for 7 million euros ($6.9 million) it was announced on Friday. The Italian club will pay Marseille 900,000 euros for the season which could rise to 1.7 million euros depending on certain goals […]
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Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 102 days ago

Marseille win as Monaco humbled by Lens

Paris (AFP) – Marseille continued their unbeaten start to the Ligue 1 season after a late Nicolas Pallois own goal gave them a 2-1 win over Nantes at the Velodrome on Saturday. Alexis Sanchez made his home debut following his recent arrival in Marseille but the Chilean had been substituted by the time the game […]
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Alexis Sanchez

/ 108 days ago

Alexis Sanchez makes Marseille debut in Brest draw

Paris (AFP) – Alexis Sanchez came off the bench to make his debut for Marseille as his new club drew 1-1 with Brest in Ligue 1 on Sunday. The Chilean forward was named among the substitutes by coach Igor Tudor for the game in Brittany, four days after signing a one-year contract. He was introduced […]
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Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 112 days ago

Alexis Sanchez joins Marseille after leaving Inter

Marseille (AFP) – Marseille have signed former Arsenal and Barcelona star Alexis Sanchez on a free transfer following his departure from Inter Milan, the French club announced on Wednesday. Marseille said the forward, with 143 caps for Chile, had signed a deal at the Velodrome after passing a medical. A club official told AFP he […]
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Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 115 days ago

Marseille win Ligue 1 season opener, Ramsey scores on Nice debut

Paris (AFP) – Marseille started their Ligue 1 campaign Sunday by defeating Reims 4-1 in Igor Tudor's first match as coach, while Aaron Ramsey struck on his Nice debut to salvage a point in Toulouse. After a troubled summer during which Jorge Sampaoli walked out over his unhappiness at the club's transfer approach, it was […]
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Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 148 days ago

Tudor promises Marseille fans he will deliver crowd-pleasing football

Marseille (AFP) – French football giants Marseille will play a style of football that will make their passionate fans happy when they leave the stadium, new coach Igor Tudor said on Tuesday. The 44-year-old former Crotia international signed a two year deal and replaces Jorge Sampaoli. The Argentinian quit Marseille earlier this month because of […]
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Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 149 days ago

Marseille name Croat Igor Tudor as new coach

Marseille (AFP) – French Ligue 1 giants Marseille on Monday named ex-Croatia international Igor Tudor as their new coach to replace Jorge Sampaoli. Tudor coached Verona in Serie A last season, leading the club to ninth in Italy's top flight. He stepped down after failing to come to an agreement on how to build on […]
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Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 152 days ago

Sampaoli leaves Marseille amid differences with club bosses

Marseille (AFP) – Argentinian coach Jorge Sampaoli said on Friday he had left Marseille because of differences with the club's hierarchy after guiding them back to the Champions League. Sampaoli, 62, arrived at the Stade Velodrome in March 2021 and took Marseille to second in Ligue 1 last season. In May, colourful former Argentina and […]
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Jorge Sampaoli

/ 152 days ago

Sampaoli leaves Marseille speaking of differences with club bosses

Marseille (AFP) – Argentinian coach Jorge Sampaoli said on Friday he had left Marseille because of differences with the club's hierarchy after guiding them back to the Champions League Sampaoli, 62, arrived at the Stade Velodrome in March 2021 and took Marseille to second in Ligue 1 last season. In May, colourful former Argentina and […]
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